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Abdominal hipertension

Vivian Vílchez Barboza, Tatiana Paravic Klijn, Alide Salazar Molina, Katia Lorena Sáez Carrillo
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the effect and gender differences of an innovative intervention involving in-person and telephone nursing counseling to control cardiovascular risk factors (arterial hypertension, dyslipidemia, and overweight), improve health-related quality of life and strengthen self-efficacy and social support in persons using the municipal health centers' cardiovascular health program. METHOD: a randomized controlled clinical trial involving participants randomized into the intervention group who received traditional consultation plus personalized and telephone nursing counseling for 7 months (n = 53) and the control group (n = 56)...
August 8, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Esther García-Santos, Alejandro Puerto-Puerto, Susana Sánchez-García, Francisco Javier Ruescas-García, Ana Alberca-Páramo, Jesús Martín-Fernández
BACKGROUND: Pneumoperitoneum is defined as the existence of extraluminal air in the abdominal cavity. In 80-90% of cases is due to perforation of a hollow organ. However, in 10-15% of cases, it is nonsurgical pneumoperitoneum. OBJECTIVE: The case of a patient undergoing mechanical ventilation, developing abdominal compartment syndrome tension pneumoperitoneum is reported. CLINICAL CASE: Female, 75 years old asking for advise due to flu of long term duration...
September 2015: Cirugia y Cirujanos
Pedro Armario, Anna Oliveras, Raquel Hernández Del Rey, Luis Miguel Ruilope, Alejandro De La Sierra
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Patients with resistant hypertension (RH) are relatively frequently visited in specialized units of hypertension. The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of target organ damage, central obesity and metabolic syndrome in a cohort of patients with RH consecutively included in the Register of Resistant Hypertension of the Spanish Society of Hypertension (SHE-LELHA). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Cross-sectional, multicenter epidemiologic study in usual clinical practice conditions...
October 15, 2011: Medicina Clínica
Alejandro de la Sierra, Diego González-Segura
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Guidelines recommend management of patients based not only on the degree of blood pressure elevation, but in total cardiovascular risk. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the distribution of cardiovascular risk categories in hypertensive patients without evidence of previous cardiovascular events, as well as the relative contribution of each factor responsible for this distribution. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Cross-sectional, observational, and multicentre study in a cohort of 6,762 treated hypertensive patients, without evidence of previous cardiovascular events...
May 14, 2011: Medicina Clínica
G W Vega, M I Rosón, A Bellver, M M Celentano, I J de la Riva
The present study intends to define the role of the endothelium derived relaxing factor nitric-oxide (EDRF-NO) and the reactive oxygen intermediates in hypersensitivity to 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT) observed in abdominal aorta rings of two kidney-two clip hypertensive rats. Methylene Blue (which blocks production of cGMP by EDRF-NO) and Nw-nitro-L-arginine (which inhibits EDRF-NO synthesis), both shifted 5-HT dose-response curves to the left and completely abolished the differences in sensitivity to the agonist...
July 1995: Clinical and Experimental Hypertension: CHE
V Foà, R Gilioli, B Rizzi, F Merluzzi
Two cases of lead arsenate polyneuropathy are described in two farmers from the same rural area; the etiology of the neurologic al disorder was ascertained only after repeated hospital admissions. It was a neuropathy of the radial nerve associated with signs of peripheral impairment of the lower limbs with pains and paresthesias. Abdominal colies, arterial hipertension, anaemia and signs of renal impairment were also present. Specific therapy was undertaken which was soon followed by nearly full recovery. Lead and arsenic toxicology are discussed with particular focusing on the necessity emphasis on commun occupational hazards both in terms of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures...
November 1976: Rivista di Patologia Nervosa e Mentale
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